DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has donated K 50, 000 to St Anthony Small Christian Community of the Cathedral of the Child Jesus.
The Minister has advised other people to help those in need without expecting anything in return.
Mr Mwamba said Small Christian communities were the pillars of the Catholic Church and as such their functionality and continued growth were depended upon by the church.
"You are aware that it is in the small communities that we share true brotherhood as we individually come to know and depend on one another," he said.
He said the small Christian community undertakes a number of spiritual and developmental activities and also supports the parish to meet its financial obligations.
Mr Mwamba made the donation in Lusaka on Friday night when he officiated at the fundraising dinner for St Anthony of Padua Small Christian Community of the Cathedral of the Child Jesus.
Meanwhile, the minister has advised people to give generously and expect nothing in return as the bible encourages Christians to serve their brethren and those in need.
"Let me quote from 2 Corinthians 9 vs 6 - 2 which says: "Remember this; whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparing, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously," he said.
Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkandu Luo, at the same function, thanked Mr Mwamba for finding time to grace the event and advised people to appreciate moments that they spent with distinguished guests as some people did not have such opportunities.
"Let us not take for granted moments we spend with the influential people in society but appreciate such moments because some people wish they could just see the these people in person," she said.